February 6th - March 19

Wit & Whimsy

Curated by Geoffrey Bradfield

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Sebastian + Barquet is pleased to present Wit & Whimsy, an exhibition with works from Sebastian + Barquet’s collection, curated by Geoffrey Bradfield. This special exhibition also celebrates the opening of Sebastian+Barquet’s new location at 529 West 20th street.


We are pleased to present, online and in our showroom, work by Patrick Schols and Antonio Pio Saracino.


Contemporary Dutch designer Patrick Schols works in ordinary materials to extraordinary ends. Originally a painter, Schols began making furniture from oriented strand board, building each piece by hand, in 1996. Each of Schols' pieces are unique.


Antonio Pio Saracino is an Italian-born architect and designer based in New York City. In 2003, Saracino graduated cum laude with a master’s degree in architecture from Rome’s “La Sapienza” University of Architecture, where he worked as an assistant professor of architectural design. That same year he became a licensed Architect in Italy. After graduation he worked with several Italian and U.S. architectural firms, including Massimiliano Fuksas in Rome.

Saracino has designed buildings, monuments and products in different industries. His work is part of the permanent collections at several museums, including: the Brooklyn Museum, the Museum of Art and Design in New York and the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney.

Saracino is a four-time winner of Interior Design’s Future Furniture design competition was named one of the world’s “25 most interesting trendsetters” by ARTnews and was recognized as one of the “Top Ten Italian Architects Under 36” by New Italian Blood. His work has been featured in international publications, among them: the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Architectural Digest, Interior DesignVanity Fair, Wallpaper and Vogue.